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Abstract

A survey: occurrence of post harvest rots of Aonla with new reported pathogen (Penicillium funiculosum Thom.).

Abstract

The weekly survey carried out from first week of October to fourth week of January, 2008-09, revealed that the maximum disease incidence of Penicillium rot was observed to the tune of 4.93, 4.35 and 2.89% at Vegetable Market, Juni Shak Market, Station Road, Anand and Horticulture Farm Shop, A.A.U., Anand, respectively. The disease incidence of various rots (Penicillium, Alternaria, Colletotrichum, Aspergillus, Phomopsis and other rots) were found maximum at Vegetable Market and Juni Shak Market, Anand than the Horticulture Farm Shop, Anand. The pure culture was obtained from surveyed of aonla fruit and sent for identification to Indian Type Culture Collection (I.T.C.C.), Division of Mycology and Plant Pathology, I.A.R.I., New Delhi and was identified as a new recorded the Penicillium funiculosum (ITCC: 7046.08).